Nicholas DeRenzo
Reviews // 3 Articles
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Rasskazy: New Fiction from a New Russia edited by Mikhail Iossel and Jeff Parker | 18 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM

This collection of post-Soviet short stories from Russian authors born in the waning days of the once-powerful empire raises some important questions. Namely, what is the New Russia?

The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan | 18 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

Rogan often hints that current stereotypes of the Arabs as conservative, militant, and socially backward ignores a vibrant history of cultural exchange, progressive gender relations, and modern secularism.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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